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during a 30 mile per hour turn. happening now -- first lady michelle obama is meeting military families at the white house for the first viewing of this years christmas decorations. the first lady will deliver remarks and then ask military children to join her in the state dining room. that is where the white house chef will demonstrate holiday crafts and trades. soldier finally found his wife an engagement ring. >> and they have found out who that american was. it was ball worker, the -- it was paul walker, the actor killed in a crash this weekend. >> that is the most wonderful thing anyone has ever done for me. >> a never got that perfect ring and quickly married before kyle left for his army deployment in iraq. but in 2004, they say actor paul walker made that wish come true while they were shopping for a ring in santa barbara. we did not give it much thought. we started looking at rings and whatnot. we kept looking at the pricing. >> kyle struck up a conversation with walker and figured out who he was. you know,kind of, it we talked about what each of us did. had just come back from
announcing that president obama and michelle obama will travel there next week to attend the memorial. >> on sunday, they will mark a national day of prayer and reflection. his memorial service will be held tuesday in johannesburg. tonight, we are hearing from the former u.s. ambassador south africa. south special memories of africa. >> kimberly suiters is live at the embassy with more. >> all day, people have been braving the elements to the tributes here to the statue of nelson mandela at the embassy. for them, the losses doubly painful. great leaders. >> the only u.s. ambassador to present his credentials to nelson mandela. >> to hear him say in his own sod of humor that it seemed slow now. he was in for 27 years and they grew up knowing who he was without ever having seen him and until this day in 1990. >> that was the first day that most south africans knew what he looked like. >> they are hearing from friends and family still in south africa that everyone is in mourning for the man who saved their country from chaos. it was the rugby field, the world cup in 1995, the change the
, michelle obama, along with her daughters, sasha and malia, they visited mandela, reading a book with him. and also talking with him. obviously, mandela, south africa's first black president, a huge inspiration to the u.s.'s first black president and his family. >> tahman bradley, live in washington for us this morning. >>> you heard tahman reference that memorial service that will be held in a football stadium. it's part of a logistical nightmare south african officials are facing. >> it's likely that most of the living u.s. presidents will travel to south africa. dozens of other dignitaries will attend. the event is being likened to organizing a world cup, plus a coronation and inauguration at the same time. >> bill clinton was in power when nellman mandela took power. we will remember him as a man of uncommon grace and compassion. >> reporter: mandela's two youngest daughters were in london at the time of his death, attending a premiere about the film of his life. >> they left immediately. but they asked the film be played to the end. the audience was told that mandela had died when th
. whoo! >> up on stage first lady michelle obama, too. aretha franklin performed. ♪ joy to the world ♪ the lord has come >> mrs. obama and the muppets. >> you ready? >> yes. >> are you all ready? >> reading the night before christmas. and mariah carey there, too. ♪ all i want for christmas is you ♪ >> a tradition, the first national christmas tree lit by calvin coolidge in 1923. the first president to flip the switch, black and white there, but trust us, 2500 red, white and green bulbs. this tree lit in 1940 by fdr. the washington monument right there behind it. and it was 50 years ago after the death of president kennedy, the lighting ceremony postponed until late december. president lbj saying today we come to the end of a season of great national sorrow and beginning of the season of great eternal joy. and like so many americans in 2007, the first christmas tree in led lights to make it more energy efficient. and this year, the most energy coming from those little dancers, one of them president obama tried to keep up with. giant smile the moment he gives up. leaving the troe
a number of visitors, including first lady michelle obama. it also mandela became a living symbol of freedom -- nelson mandela became a living symbol of freedom and the strength of south africa and freedom beyond. has already begun at the south african embassy. hassle fella has more. >> at the south african embassy, a real-life reminder of this man's life and legacy. in front of the embassy, the nine foot statue made of bronze, designed by a south african sculptor, modeled after images of mandela back in 1990. the closed fist, almost signaling victory. he was jailed 27 years three decades ago, at the very spot where dozens of protesters, americans included, who were arrested because they were protecting against apartheid in south africa. we talked with this 12-year-old girl who came with her father to pay tribune to this man. we asked why anybody this young should care about his legacy. she said, because he fought for many people. >> i want to pray for his family, his him, and all the people suffering for his loss. and i would like to say thank you for him and everything he did fo
, when you're at home. welcome to what's next. comcastnbcuniversal. >> when michelle, the daughter of a ship worker and a secretary wanted to go to college, just like me, this country helped us afford it. until we could pay it back. so what drives me as a grandson, a son, a father, as an american, to make sure that every striving, hard-working kid in america has the same incredible chance this country gave me. >> income inequality. the presidt is gambling g this is the next big thing politilly. he says he will devote thehe ret of his time in office to closing the gap between rich and poor. when he says income inequality is the defining challenge of our time the walall street journal ys he should know. few presidents have done more to crease ithen he has. is thahat fair? >> i do not thinit is fairr accurate. i think the problem is when you call something like inincome inequality the greatest challenge of our time, what is the answer? that is where we come up short to what we do about a problem of this enormity. you can increase the minimum wage, no argument there. but that does not
. it was clearly a very emotional visit for the president. ,s you see, he brought michelle he talked about mandela's influence on his life. in this forward that senator obama wrote the book by mandela, he said, "too many of us, he was more than just a man. of the struggle for justice, equality, and dignity in south africa and around the globe. his sacrifice was so great that it called upon people everywhere to do what they could on behalf of human progress." and there you see his daughters got to go in the cell as well come a very emotional experience for the entire obama family. really, i do not think that you can overstate how much of an influence mandela has been on barack obama. >> john, we are learning that we will hear from the president shortly on the passing of nelson mandela. the images of the president, the first lady, the daughters in that cell. that was a trip to south africa, not long ago. in the archive room, we look at some of the letters that he wrote to children and family members, winnie mandela, when he was in the cell, and he would often practice the letters in a nopal, write a
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in the fast and furious movies and her wonder woman debut will be next summer. >>> first lady michelle obama is like us wondering why we invited a puppy to our party. she hosted kids but at one point sunny knocked ashton gardener to the floor. ashton was all right. the first lady helped her to her foot and got a big bear hug afterwards. >>> double lucky, a jackpot winner in spite of herself. katherine jones bought a lottery ticket a year ago and forgot about it. when it turned out to be the $50 million winner, the canadian lottery officials went looking for her. >> we weren't sure we wanted to let them in the house. >> they tracked the sale to the store where the security camera had caught her picture. >> i feel almost as though i've been struck by lightning twice. >> she still can't find that ticket, by the way, but her credit card receipt was proof enough. >>> and next right here tonight, what these dogs are trying to tell you and the photographer who is listening. it's america strong. what is that? it's you! it's me? alright emma, i know it's not your favorite but it's time for your medic
to host a radio show. >>> michelle obama had to do quick damage control after the newest addition to the family got out of control. >> sunny got so excited he knocked over a toddler. ashton gardner is fine. the first lady helped her up and gave her a hug. and sunny made nice. we'll learn more about the event later in the newscast. so glad she didn't cry. she handled it like a champ. >>> coming up, the original muscle car redefined. we'll show you the brand-new ford mustang. >>> plus, the secret inside victoria's secret. the way they treat men and women differently. >>> and the mystery of the big tipper. 5 grand here. 10 grand there. we now may know who is living the famous tips for jesus. mme >>> this morning, major fines are being leveled against eight financial firms including two giant american banks. citigroup and jpmorgan chase are among them for rigging interest rates. the commission said it was shocking to find so many banks that should have been competing against one another colluding instead. >>> the stock market opens lower again this morning. the dow fell 25 points.
the president for the lighting ceremony were the first lady, michelle obama, and daughters sasha and malia. aretha franklin and mariah carey were among the performers. >>> and a dog breaking into a store in south carolina and going on a shopping spree. you e see him walking up to the store, only to have the store close on him. cleverly, he waits for his chance to slip inside with a customer. and during his one-minute crime spree, he managed to swipe, allegedly swipe some pig ears and bones. he was eventually caught and had to do some time in the local pound. he has been released on bail. >> he looks remorseful there. >> keep an eye on that guy. may not be dog of the year next year. >> no. >>> we go from a funny crime to a serious one. the couple suspected christmas shopping criminals caught on tape stealing presents just delivered and left on doorsteps. police say the alleged thieves were targeting people who live in their neighborhood. abc's reena ninan has more. talk about a brazen crime. your own neighbors? >> reporter: this might question your faith in humanity on this one here. 'tis t
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